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Balzhinima Tsyrenzhapovich Tsyrempilov (Russian: Бальжинима́ Цыренжа́пович Цыремпи́лов, Balzhinimá Tsyrenzhápovich Tsyrempílov, born April 9, 1975 in Ulekchin, Zakamensky District, Buryatia) is a World Cup-winning and former world number one Buryat archer from Russia.

Balzhinima Tsyrempilov
Стрельба из лука на фестивале бурятской культуры «Алтаргана-2012».jpg
Olympic archer Tsyrempilov
Personal information
BornApril 9, 1975 (1975-04-09) (age 44)
Ulekchin, Zakamensky District, Buryatia, Russia

2004 Summer OlympicsEdit

Tsyrempilov competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's individual archery. He won his first match, advancing to the round of 32. In the second round of elimination, he was again victorious and advanced to the round of 16. The third match was Tsyrempilov's downfall, as he lost to Chen Szu-yuan of Chinese Taipei. Tsyrempilov placed 14th overall.

2007 World ChampionshipEdit

At the 2007 World Archery Championships in July 2007 in Leipzig, Tsyrempilov won silver in recurve men's individual.

2008 Summer OlympicsEdit

At the Men's individual archery event of 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing Tsyrempilov finished his ranking round with a total of 671 points, eight points behind Juan René Serrano, the winner of the round. This gave him the sixth seed for the final competition bracket in which he faced Daniel Pavlov in the first round, beating the Bulgarian 112-102. In the second round Tsyrempilov had a rematch with Chen Szu-Yuan and took revenge for the loss in 2004 with a 109-101 win. However, in the third round Tsyrempilov's tournament was over after he was unable to beat Ryuichi Moriya, 113-110.[1]

Together with Andrey Abramov and Bair Badënov he also took part in the team event. With his 671 score from the ranking round combined with the 660 of Abramov and the 658 of Badënov Russia was in fourth position after the ranking round, which gave them a straight seed into the quarter finals. However, with 217-209 they were beaten by the team from China that eventually won the bronze medal.[1]

Individual performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR
Competitor for   Russia
World Archery tournaments
Olympic Games QF 3R 3R 0/3
World Championships QF 2R 2R 2nd 2R 0/5
World Cup Final DNQ W DNQ DNQ DNQ 1/1
End of year world ranking 1 4 14 15 7 20 1 4 10 20 52 136 238


  1. ^ a b "Athlete biography: Baljinima Tsyrempilov". Archived from the original on 2008-08-12. Retrieved August 18, 2008.

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